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Lantern Slide - Church Image Reg. No: MM 106372

Summary:
Colour glass lantern slide showing a gothic church at the foot of a mountain, possibly in Switzerland or France.

One of a set of over 420 lantern slides, used by lecturer Walter S. Binks, a popular psychology and vocational guidance lecturer based in Melbourne, Victoria. Binks gave lectures throughout Australia in the 1930s and 1940s. Binks advertised his lectures as associated with the Australasian Opportunity League or Universal Opportunity League.

Purchased by the donor at an opportunity shop. The collection was stored in three wooden trays (two compartments in each tray), and 95 slides stored separately. Many of the slides were produced in Melbourne from images and cuttings presumably supplied by Binks.
Description:
Standard format (3 1/4 x 3 1/4 inch square) colour lantern slide, with photographic image printed on glass.
Description Of Content:
Lantern slide. Image is of a church and surrounding village.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Orsini, 1990
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 82 mm (Height), 82 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: churches, psychology, lantern slides
Themes this item is part of: Universal Opportunity League Collection, Walter Samuel Binks, Vocational Consultant and Self-Help Lecturer (1892-1983), Medicine in Society Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: RELIGIONS
Secondary Classification: Christianity
Tertiary Classification: church exteriors
Format: Lantern Slide: Colour; Standard (3¼ in. x 3¼ in.)
User: Walter Binks, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1930s-1940s

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